Media, Entertainment & Sports - McDermott Will & Emery



Media, entertainment and sports are highly competitive and often interconnected industries that demand a unique understanding of their intricate dynamics. More so, it’s essential they stay ahead of the curve in today’s digital age, where innovation and disruption are constant. Our team combines legal acumen with industry knowledge to offer innovative strategies and creative solutions that address your unique legal needs.

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  • Develop and deliver cutting-edge anti-harassment programs utilized around the world in television and film production, including by the Association of Motion Picture Television Production signatories (which includes hundreds of producers/production companies)
  • Obtained a directed verdict and court-ordered attorneys’ fees for a large media company in a jury trial of a competitor’s claim that our client and a third competitor conspired to eliminate the plaintiff from the billboard advertising business in central Florida
  • Represented an international television studio in its investment in a British content-focused subscription video on demand (SVOD) platform with its joint venture partners

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A diverse, global network of industry-leading talent committed to you and your vision.